Field Notes: Dwight’s At Work, So You Can Play


If you’ve set foot in Marymoor Park, you have experienced Dwight’s handiwork. Dwight is a member of your Marymoor Park staff, who are tasked with keeping that massive park clean, safe and open for everyone to enjoy. But Dwight brings a specialization: he’s a one-man-pep-rally-dancing-machine. Dwight has worked for King County Parks for many years as…

Field Notes: You can dance if you want to…


Last month, our Backcountry Trails Crew finished a brand spankin’ new trail bridge in Spring Lake/Lake Desire Park. The 29-foot bridge replaces an old, deteriorating one and connects the park with McGarvey Park Open Space. Built to US Forest Service standards, the bridge is made from salvaged wood our crew found on site and milled…

Field Notes: Celebrating employee service


This morning, King County Parks’ hard-working staff put down their tools and took up their forks at the annual Employee Recognition breakfast. In addition to celebrating employees who have worked for King County from 5 to 30 years, we also commemorated Evie Newton and Steve Chavey, two long-time employees who are retiring from KC Parks….